The Atlantic County Park System offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure pursuits at its seventeen parks and facilities.
109 State Highway 50
Mays Landing
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5831
+1 (609) 645-5873

Department of Public Works

Division of Parks and Recreation

Park Hours
7:30AM till
½ hour after sunset

Registration, Reservations & Fees

Registration Information

We require registration for our programs and reservations for our exclusive use areas.

Registration for programs:

The staff of the Atlantic County Division of Parks and Recreation offers environmental and recreational programs to the general public and interested groups. Most programs are held at the Estell Manor Park located on Route 50, four miles south of Mays Landing, unless otherwise noted. Registration is necessary and may be taken over the phone if the program does not require a fee. Call (609) 625-1897 between 8am-4pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm on weekends. All programs require advanced registration by all participants. If a program fills, a waiting list is maintained so that any cancellations may be filled. Please, if you cannot make it to a program for which you've registered, call us to let us know. Your call will enable us to fill your spot with others from the waiting list. For programs requiring a fee, please use the form at the end of this page. All fees must be paid by check or money order payable to "Treasurer, Atlantic County", unless noted.

Reservation Information

Reservations for Exclusive Use:

Exclusive use reservations are taken for pavilions, gazebos, other structures and camping areas only. This includes daily rental of the structure only. It does not include bathrooms or playground facilities. Currently, these areas include the gazebo at Gaskill Park, the shelter area at Oscar E. McClinton Jr., Waterfront Park, the Gazebo at Lake Lenape Park, the Pavilions A, B and C, and camping at Estell Manor Park, camping at Lake Lenape, and camping at Acagisca.

Visitors, families, and groups wishing to reserve facilities must complete and sign a reservation request form or camping permit, and pay the appropriate fee. The signature of the contact person signifies that they've read the Park Rules and Regulations and agree to abide by them. All reservations will be considered tentative until signed request form and payment are received and are confirmed by park staff. These must be received with in (7) days, or the request will be taken off hold. For large group reservations, insurance may be required.

Reservations for all the above listed facilities are processed through our Lake Lenape Reservation Office, 6303 Old Harding Highway, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Call (609) 625-8219 for further information and availability.


The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any program due to unforeseen problems or inclement weather. All pre-registered participants will be notified should this occur, if their phone numbers are included on the registration form.


If you must cancel a reservation, you must send us notification in the mail of your relinquishment in order to receive a refund (minus the $5.00 processing fee). Otherwise, you may receive a reservation extension, which allows you to use the fee paid toward another date within a year of the original reservation date. You must notify us before the date of reservation (or on the date, if raining) to receive the refund or extension. Your money will not be refunded or extended if you notify us after the fact. We will not issue raindates.

Fees:   Park Fee List

Shelter area at Oscar E. McClinton Jr., Waterfront Park (201 New Hampshire Road, Atlantic City, NJ 08401)
A central pavilion provides scenic views of the Absecon Inlet.  This waterfront park includes a children’s play area.  Ideal for weddings and picnicking.  Limit 100 people

$35 / event

Gazebo in Gaskill Park  (40 Farragut Ave, next to Mays Landing Lib, across from bulkhead)
This beautiful park is located at the bulkhead of the Great Egg Harbor River in Mays Landing. This park also provides a scenic view for photography, and is a popular spot for weddings. Limit 100 people.

$35 / event / day

Gazebo in Lake Lenape Park West  (6303 or 6126 Old Harding Hwy, Mays Landing)
Lake Lenape West is located at 6303 Old Harding Hwy., in Mays Landing.  The gazebo is located near the playground with a lake view. Ideal for birthday and wedding parties. Great place for fishing or boating on the Lake. Limit 100 people in surrounding area.

$35 / event

Pavilions at Estell Manor Park (109 State Hwy 50, Mays Landing, 08330: South of Mays Landing)
Estell Manor Park is a 1700 acre tract located 3.5 miles south of Mays Landing on Route 50 South. It is bordered by the Great Egg Harbor River/South River to the east and by Route 50 to the west. This is Atlantic County Park System's most popular park. Pavilions A&B both have electric, not C. Limit 50 people each.

$35/ event / day
If (2) or more pavilions are booked at same time then only (1) process fee applies.

Pavilions in Lake Lenape Park East  (753 Park Rd: Behind Young’s Skating Center)
Lake Lenape East is located at 753 Park Road in Mays Landing. This park has a baseball field and 2 volleyball courts for your enjoyment.
If all pavilions are booked at same time then only (1) process fee applies.
Pavilion 1 & 2 (Limit 100 people) has electric and water $65 / event
Pavilion 3 (Limit 50 people) has electric $35 / event
Catering Hall (Limit 250 person max with 1,000,000 liability insurance)

$200 for 4 hours,
$300 for 5 hours and
$400 for 6 hours.

Payment by check or money order, payable to “Atlantic County Treasurer”.
A $5.00 non-refundable processing fee per reservation is included in the event price.

Camping Fees:

Camping season runs April 1st to November 1st

Individual/Family Tent Campsite
Lake Lenape has 18 individual campsites available. Reservations will not be accepted over the phone for family or individual sites. Reservations will be taken in person at the Lake Lenape Reservation Office. Maximum 6 people.  For more information please call (609) 625-8219.


Group Tent Campsite
There are (2) group camping sites at Camp Acagisca. Group sites are designed for larger camping groups who bring their own equipment. There is also (1) group camping site located at the North End of Estell Manor Park. Maximum 20 people.


Acagisca Lodge
The lodge at Camp Acagisca was refurbished in 2009.  The lodge can be reserved with or without the group campsite and is mainly used for meetings. Available 8:00 a.m. – sunset. 50 person maximum. (microwave, bathrooms, no a/c)
With group camp site
Just lodge (no camp site)


Payment by check or money order, payable to “Atlantic County Treasurer”.

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